A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km SW of Singkil, Indonesia (87 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.43 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 96.9865° East, latitude 1.3107° North, depth = 28.43 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:50:59 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 16:50:59 / January 14, 2021 @ 4:50 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d02l. Id of event: us7000d02l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 140 km SW of Singkil, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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